Timbers Close 3 Match Home Stand Against Struggling Columbus Crew

The Columbus Crew come to Portland in-the-midst of a three game losing streak and a seven game winless streak. They have been held scoreless over the last three and haven’t found the back of the net multiple times in a match since March. Combine this with a patchwork defense due to national team call ups […]

Timbers Get Their First Win of 2014

Maxi Urruti did his best Damian Lillard impersonation to lead the Portland Timbers over DC United 3-2 last Saturday night. The Argentine striker joined Gaston Fernandez and Futty Danso as one of three Portland players to score. Three points in the bank moves the Timbers up to seventh in the West and four points away […]

Portland – Houston: Battle of the Winless Streaks

The Timbers and the Dynamo are in similar slumps. Portland has yet to win on the year and Houston hasn’t earned a full three points for five weeks. Each club will be looking to move up the ranks Sunday at BBVA Stadium in Houston. Portland looked solid against Real Salt Lake in Sandy, Utah last […]


It’s five weeks into the 2014 MLS season and the Portland Timbers offense is just starting to click. This couldn’t come at any better time. Chivas USA currently sits two points above the Portland Timbers. Despite that, Caleb Porter’s group found nothing but success against the Goats in 2013, tallying nine goals for two wins […]

Portland Hosts Seattle in 2014 Cascadia Cup Opener

All glory to the MLS disciplinary committee. Their unanimous decision to rescind Michael Harrington’s first ever red card injects some much needed life into the Timbers’ dwindling starting eleven. Caleb Porter’s group will need all they can get when they host the Seattle Sounders in the first Cascadia Cup match of 2014 at noon pacific […]

Penalties Cost The Timbers in Colorado

Donovan Ricketts and Andrew Weber each gave up a penalty over the span of two minutes in a 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids. A karate-kick to the thigh of Deshorn Brown and an arm to Vincente Sanchez’s leg led to Portland’s worst result of their short 2014 campaign.